Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: October 2015 to October 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Sept.
2016(1)
Index Percent change
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Annual Monthly
Oct.
2015
to
Oct.
2016
June
2016
to
July
2016
July
2016
to
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2016
to
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2016
to
Oct.
2016

Live animals; animal products

I

1.494 191.6 189.8 5.9 0.2 0.8 0.2 -0.9

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.389 238.8 236.3 6.2 0.2 1.3 -0.3 -1.0

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.802 145.0 145.8 12.0 1.2 0.8 1.7 0.6

Vegetable products

II

2.257 224.1 221.9 9.6 9.7 6.5 3.2 -1.0

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.579 525.8 503.3 0.9 1.1 5.3 21.5 -4.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.772 127.1 127.3 34.4 36.2 18.4 -4.0 0.2

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.372 235.4 234.5 2.6 2.4 -0.6 0.9 -0.4

Oilseeds & misc grains, seeds, plants, straw & fodder (Dec. 2015=100)

12

0.155 95.1 97.1 - -0.8 -2.9 -7.9 2.1

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.290 110.8 109.9 6.8 0.2 0.4 3.3 -0.8

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.783 160.8 160.9 0.8 -0.1 -1.6 -0.1 0.1

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.192 86.8 87.2 2.2 0.0 0.5 -0.2 0.5

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.246 114.5 111.1 -2.5 0.1 -2.0 1.4 -3.0

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares (Dec. 2007=100)

19

0.286 133.0 133.0 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.332 159.5 163.4 7.1 1.9 -0.2 0.9 2.4

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.026 127.7 128.0 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Mineral products

V

8.302 151.4 162.3 3.0 -2.2 -3.4 1.4 7.2

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

8.139 149.0 159.9 3.4 -2.1 -3.5 1.4 7.3

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.809 146.0 145.5 -0.8 0.1 -0.4 -0.2 -0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.546 254.5 249.3 -13.3 -1.5 0.0 -1.2 -2.0

Organic chemicals

29

2.393 121.2 120.7 -0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3 -0.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.815 140.7 140.4 1.7 -0.4 -0.6 -0.3 -0.2

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.258 70.2 69.8 -23.8 3.5 -8.3 -4.4 -0.6

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.195 101.6 102.6 4.7 2.8 0.1 0.3 1.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.671 102.1 102.1 9.5 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.503 136.9 137.0 -1.2 0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.243 140.1 139.9 -1.8 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.260 132.6 133.2 -0.1 1.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.5

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.704 123.3 123.3 -3.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.671 128.6 128.6 -1.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.827 141.0 140.9 5.5 0.3 0.4 -0.4 -0.1

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2014=100)

44

0.788 96.9 96.9 5.9 0.3 0.4 -0.4 0.0

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.143 108.9 108.3 -2.3 -0.3 0.0 -0.6 -0.6

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.779 104.2 103.2 -1.9 0.1 0.0 -0.4 -1.0

Printed matter (Dec. 2015=100)

49

0.212 100.9 100.7 - 0.3 0.0 0.3 -0.2

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.490 113.4 113.3 -0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.267 103.6 103.7 -0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.893 119.5 119.2 -0.4 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.3

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.640 104.1 104.0 -1.3 -0.1 1.2 0.1 -0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.527 122.4 122.4 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.303 121.5 121.5 -1.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.958 131.0 130.9 -0.8 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2015=100)

68

0.328 97.8 97.8 - -1.0 -0.3 -0.4 0.0

Ceramic products

69

0.282 137.5 137.4 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.4 -0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.348 129.9 129.9 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 0.0

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

3.186 176.7 172.7 4.5 5.7 1.1 -1.3 -2.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.474 156.4 155.2 -2.3 1.0 0.4 -0.6 -0.8

Iron and steel

72

1.352 172.1 167.7 0.5 2.3 0.7 -1.5 -2.6

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.709 137.5 136.6 -5.5 0.0 0.1 -0.4 -0.7

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.360 241.9 239.1 -8.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 -1.2

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.713 119.1 120.3 -3.0 0.0 -0.2 -1.3 1.0

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.445 122.4 122.3 -3.8 0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.526 136.5 136.5 -0.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

30.583 80.8 80.8 -1.5 0.0 -0.2 0.2 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.560 85.9 85.7 -1.6 0.1 -0.3 0.4 -0.2

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

15.023 75.8 76.1 -1.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.4

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.365 113.9 114.3 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.0 0.4

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.874 112.6 113.0 0.0 -0.4 0.0 0.1 0.4

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

1.417 118.8 118.9 -0.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

4.027 103.5 103.2 0.1 -0.2 0.3 0.0 -0.3

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.695 100.3 100.0 0.0 -0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.3

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.268 142.3 142.2 1.1 0.1 -0.1 0.6 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.191 111.8 111.8 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.567 116.5 116.7 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.347 103.2 103.3 -0.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.277 133.8 130.9 -2.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.8 -2.2

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2014 trade values.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the 3 months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

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